We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


) #162 of 694 Restaurants in York $$ - $$$ , British,
27 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
+44 1904 652002
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (55 reviews)
“cajun chicken” (25 reviews)
“chilli” (23 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
Bar, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (728)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 726 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Staying in York for a wedding,met up with family members,8 in total,food and drink was good,service was excellent,only complaint was it was very busy which made it a bit noisy so coversation was strained,also i asked if the front door could be closed as i...More

Thank Mobilefitter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat down and it was half empty, Waited 25 minutes and didn't get served. Other diners had to go up and request someone to take their order. Got bored of crap service and left. Oscars used to be decent but not no more.

Thank WezE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was walking round the city on my own looking for a nice bite to eat. York is so full of chain eateries now and today that's all I seemed to be finding so I came back to my favourite place - Oscar's Wine Bar!! Had...More

Thank Iaimo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for a good burger, as I have, many times over the years.. sadly we were disappointed, burger was dry and had lots of grizzly bits.. salad just a handful of rocket without dressing then a very oniony coleslaw. Why do places have to change!...More

Thank Saints N
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Yet another lovely meal at oscars. It was the first time I have been with my young children and they loved it. I cannot believe what a bargain the kids menu was. They got a drink and meal for £4.95.. when the waiter brought the...More

Thank mumofthree3uk
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with my daughter, I have eaten here in the past and never been disappointed but I forgot how nice the food was, plenty on your plate and good value, I would recommend you try this place

Thank loraine W
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Not a lot of choice on the menu. And a few drinks that we ordered came in dirty glasses but my food I had was nice, I enjoyed mine. Atmosphere was nice. But I wouldn't rush to go back.

Thank Eastwoodxo
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Had a nice lunch here on 28th May 2017. The restaurant was very busy, but the food was good. The staff had plenty to do but were working hard and were very courteous.

Thank SummerSon2013
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Good quality, and good value food. It was a bank holiday weekend and they managed to squeeze us in (without the annoying 'ummm have you booked???' that many restaurants do these days. The staff were friendly and prompt. The restaurant had a great vibe, it...More

Thank hrb91
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

What a shame! We've visited Oscars often in the past and you could always count on it for decent bistro type food. I don't know what's happened but the service was poor, a really unfriendly, dis-interested waiter. We waited quite a while for our burgers...More

1  Thank Lucy D
Nearby Restaurants
El Piano
1,029 reviews
.04 km away
D'Vine Restaurant and Social Bar
493 reviews
.02 km away
Lucia Wine Bar & Grill
2,590 reviews
.04 km away
Mr Chippy Restaurant
473 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Shambles
10,115 reviews
.14 km away
York's Chocolate Story
3,579 reviews
.11 km away
Holy Trinity Church
613 reviews
.14 km away
Fudge Kitchen York
229 reviews
.09 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lynne J
18 October 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Englandsixpence | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I was only visiting after many years .You would need to ring them .I dont even remember their number
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 652002
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing